Silicone IOL Calcification in Eyes with Asteroid Hyalosis
Title: Silicone IOL Calcification in Eyes with Asteroid Hyalosis
Author: Jack Stringham, MSIV
Keywords/Main Subjects: Silicone IOL; Asteroid hyalosis; IOL calcification; Hydrophilic acrylic IOLs
Secondary CORE Category: Ophthalmic Pathology / Vitreous / Degenerations
Diagnosis: IOL calcification
Brief Description: This is a research report of the pathology of silicone IOLs found to have calcifications and correlates calcification with presence or absence of asteroid hyalosis in the affected eye. A comparison is also undertaken between calcification of silicone and hydrophobic acrylic IOLs.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds